The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Exchange Server 2003 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 157 150
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.053% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £280 - £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £250
% change year-on-year +10.00% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +120.00% -45.65%  

Exchange Server 2003 is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 429 621 543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.57% 16.36% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 377 320
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.57% -24.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.49 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.25 £36.00 £55.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

Exchange Server 2003
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Exchange Server 2003 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the North West

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the North West

Exchange Server 2003
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Exchange Server 2003 in the North West

Exchange Server 2003
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 £280 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Exchange Server 2003
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Exchange Server 2003 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Exchange Server 2003.

1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Office 365
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) SCOM
4 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
5 4 (50.00%) Server Building
5 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (50.00%) XenApp
5 4 (50.00%) Local Government
5 4 (50.00%) PKI
5 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (25.00%) Email Migration
7 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (12.50%) SCCM
8 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
8 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (12.50%) Asset Management

Exchange Server 2003
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Server Building
3 2 (25.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) BeyondTrust
2 1 (12.50%) Canon
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) ScanSafe
2 1 (12.50%) VMware